The library of the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems provides literature and information services for the institute's scientific staff. The library contains books reflecting the institute's research fields and collects literature on related scientific subjects. Members of the institute can use the library 24 hours a day. External researchers and students may use the library during opening hours.


Vivien Scherr (Librarian)

phone: +49 (0)351 871 1900
telefax: +49 (0)351 871 1099
mail: library[at]pks.mpg(dot)de 


Opening hours


Tuesday -

9.00 am - 4.30 pm

9.00 am - 3.15 pm



Article request

Articles which are not in the library collection or licensed by the MPS can be requested.

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Book request

Books you only need for a limited period of time can be requested as an Interlibrary Loan from another library.

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New Books

Fujikawa, Kazuo: Path integrals and quantum anomalies

Oxford [u.a.] 2004. Signatur: UO 1500 FUJ

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Gardiner, Crispin W.: Stochastic methods: a handbook for the natural and social sciences

Berlin ; Heidelberg 2009. Signatur: SK 820 GAR (4) +2

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Lin, Chii-Dong: Attosecond and strong-field physics: principles and applications

2018. Signatur: UH 5600 LIN

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